Opentree acquired by Graitec

16th January 2019 – GRAITEC, an international BIM, Fabrication and Design software developer for AEC, and Autodesk® Platinum Partner across Europe, is delighted to announce the acquisition of Opentree, a U.K based company that provides EDM solutions for the management of the entire document lifecycle of projects, and conforms to BIM standards and BS1192 workflows At […]

BIM expert praises Cabinet

BIM expert John Adams, director and head of BIM services at Darlington-based BIM Strategy, recently visited our Teesside offices to learn more about Opentree’s Cabinet. Adams, a qualified architect, has long experience at the cutting edge of building information modelling. He spent nearly five years at Gateshead Council working in its CAD and BIM working […]

Purcell picks Opentree’s Cabinet to manage design deliverables

International architectural practice, Purcell, opts for Opentree to help manage BIM workflows. Purcell, a 275-strong UK architectural, masterplanning and heritage design consultancy, has selected the Cabinet electronic document management platform developed by Opentree as a basis for its building information management, BIM-driven design processes. One of the UK’s leading heritage sector architects, Purcell has ten […]

Fusion Building Systems picks Opentree

Offsite construction specialist Fusion Building Systems is working with Opentree to streamline its building information modelling data flows. Northampton-based Fusion Building Systems has selected the Cabinet engineering document management platform developed by Teesside-based Opentree as a basis for its building information modelling, BIM-driven design and fabrication processes. An advocate of modern methods of construction and associated advances […]

NM: Why we selected Cabinet

In February 2018, Midlands-based but UK-wide NM Group selected Opentree’s Cabinet engineering document platform. In this guest blog post, head of digital transformation Gary Ross explains why NM Group chose Cabinet. I have long been frustrated by the time and costs associated with the administration of design files in AutoCAD and Revit. I look at simple tasks […]

BIM compliance: not just about CDEs

Since 2011 many UK construction industry businesses have been working towards higher levels of BIM competence and BIM compliance, and we have been helping several with that process. Some people’s initial perceptions of BIM focus on choosing and using BIM software tools rather than thinking of BIM as a collaborative process supported by technology. BIM […]

Opentree in AEC Magazine

As previously mentioned, Opentree exhibited at BIMShowLive in Newcastle over two days at the end of February and beginning of March. Topically, our fellow exhibitors included Viewpoint, one of the UK’s leading providers of common data environments (CDEs), and industry IT publication AEC Magazine. Viewpoint was mentioned in the January/February 2018 issue of the magazine […]

North Midland Group selects Cabinet to manage BIM compliance

Nottinghamshire-based NM Group works with Opentree to demonstrate its compliance with UK building information modelling requirements. The 1500-strong NM Group, headquartered in Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, has selected the Cabinet engineering document platform developed by Teesside-based Opentree as a basis for its building information management (BIM) processes. With annual revenues of £250m, NM Group provides design, build, […]

Talking BIM at BIMShowLive

Opentree will be exhibiting its BIM-ready Cabinet solution at BIMShowLive 2018 at the Boiler Shop in Newcastle-upon-Tyne on 28 February-1 March. The event features a host of keynotes, panels, and interactive seminar sessions from BIM and digital construction experts from across the globe, looking at everything from artificial intelligence to predictive data. The event is organised […]

Integrating with GroupBC’s CDE

Cabinet is primarily an internal back-office platform helping organisations manage their office documentation and design information before any gets shared with external collaborators. We, therefore, don’t see it as competing with ‘common data environment’ (CDE) systems. Instead, we see Cabinet as complementary to CDEs – which is why we are investing in integrating our platform […]

Cabinet delivers the smart solution to comply with BS EN ISO 19650 (BS 1192:2007 / PAS 1192-2).

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